Sunday, 20 November 2016

Peace for the Holidays


Peace.
It's something we all pray for and especially even more now in such turbulent times.  

I made another Christmas card as I get ready for the holidays.
This was a fun one using a leftover piece of Yupo paper I inked with Alcohol inks.
 I began by die-cutting the little village scene onto black cardstock.  This die is from Your Next Stamp and makes for such sweet scenery cards.
I backed it with the inked piece then stamped my sentiment from PTI onto a stitched die-cut piece and pop dot mounted it over to the side.




Adding my card to these challenges:

Shopping Our Stash- FRONT AND CENTER

Craft Stamper Magazine- ANYTHING GOES

Addicted to Stamps- DIE CUTS WITH A STAMP

Love to Create- ANYTHING GOES/MIXED MEDIA


I hope you enjoy a peace filled day!

Supplies:  stamp- PTI/ dies- MFT, Your Next Stamp/ Yupo/ Ranger Alcohol inks/ Cuttlebug/ pop dots/ ink- Memento

18 comments:

  1. As always, your blues blow me away, Karen!

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  2. WOW the blue background is stunning and love the card and sentiment.
    Faith
    x

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  3. Beautiful background for your sky. Great village die too. The card is awesome.

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  4. I love the beautiful colors and patterns in your background, Karen! The sweet village cut in black is so striking against it! We certainly do need to pray for peace!

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  5. Definitely has the 'wow!' factor! Love it! xxx

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  6. Gorgeous alcohol ink background! And I love the way you did the village in black so that it looks like a night scene.

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  7. This is beautiful, Karen! I love that background! What a gorgeous sky for your die cut village! What a creative layout too with the placement of your sentiment!

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  8. The colours of your night sky are so beautiful Karen. Love the softness you've gotten. Lovely paired with the black cityscape. xx

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  9. So serene and peaceful. Reminds me of those borealis skies.

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  10. Gorgeous, gorgeous background, Karen.

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  11. Beautiful Winter sky for your cityscape scene. TFS Karen. Hugs, Nancy

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  12. Great card on a lovely background ❤️, Karen!
    These times are some kind of scary, you don't wich way it will go.
    A lot of things happen all at the same time.
    I agree with you, please let there be peace on earth.
    Groetjes Gery

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  13. Hello Karren: So glad you shared this beautiful card with us at SHOPPING OUR STASH, the inked background panel is just gorgeous, it looks like a night sky!!The little houses die cut in black add to the peaceful feel of this lovely Christmas card.
    What the World needs now is Love and Peace!!
    Thank you for joining us at SHOPPING OUR STASH with this beautiful card.
    Hugs,
    Maria Rodriguez.

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  14. Love this one... everything about it. Yes, "peace on earth" is like the xmas sentiment of the year. Thank you for sharing at SOS (...again!!! Happy to have ya!)

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  15. I love this so so much! Perfection! Hugs, Autumn

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  16. Gorgeous background and the harmony with the die cut piece is just perfect.
    Thank you so much for entering our challenge.
    Greetings, Veerle DT - ATSC

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  17. A beautiful elegant card and the background is in lovely colours. Thanks for joining our challenge at Addicted to Stamps. Marlies

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